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Birthdays and Anniversaries

Gustafson —90th birthday

Mert Gustafson, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Feb. 4. Cards may be sent to her at 420 Kenyon Road, Apt. 4211, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Her family includes Craig and Penny Lindstrom, of Fort Dodge; Mark Lindstrom, of Norcross, Georgia; and Beth and Brian Bright, of ...

Teske — 80th birthday

Carroll Teske, of Fort Dodge will celebrate his 80th birthday with an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. on Feb. 9 in the fellowship hall at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 400 S. 13th St. Cards may be sent to him at 920 S. 20th St., Fort Dodge, IA 50501 He was born Feb. 2, 1940, in Eldora.

Thoma — 50 years

Gerald (Jerry) and Mary Thoma, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate their 50th anniversary on Friday. Cards may be sent to1260 N. 25th St., Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Their family includes Tim and Della Thoma and Mark and Jennifer Thoma. They have two granddaughters and a step ...

Phillips — 100th birthday

Mae Seko Phillips celebrated her 100th birthday on Jan. 6. Cards may be sent to her at Bickford Senior Living, 1536 20th Ave. N., Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Her family includes Stephan Seko and Jimmy Seko. Her husband, Joseph Seko, died in 1969. Her husband, Paul Phillips, died in ...

Grell — 90th birthday

Dot Grell, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate her 90th birthday with a luncheon at 1 p.m. Jan. 25 at the VFW, 518 S. 29th St., Fort Dodge. This was rescheduled due to winter weather. Cards may be sent to her at 1547 22nd Ave. S., Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Her family includes Glenda and Kirk Benson, ...

Dencklau — 90th birthday

VINCENT — Delores Dencklau, of Vincent, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Wednesday Cards may be sent to her at P.O. Box 255, Vincent, IA 50594-0255. Her family includes Randy Dencklau, Badger; Renee and Terry Schulz, Duncombe; and Sherry Dencklau, Vincent. She has five grandchildren ...

Wiles — 90th birthday

Alice Wiles, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate her birthday with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Jan. 19 in the Tompkins Celebration Center at Friendship Haven, 420 Kenyon Road. Cards may be sent to her at 1938 Stadium Drive, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Her family includes Andy and Bonnie Wiles, ...

Heinze — 100th birthday

MANSON — Leona Heinze, of Manson, will celebrate her 100th birthday on Friday. Cards may be sent to her at PO Box 52, Manson, IA 50563-0052. Her family includes Merrill and Kay Heinze, Marvin and Judy Heinze, and Tom and Carol Heinze, all of Manson. She has 10 grandchildren; 16 ...

Benton — 90th birthday

Pauline Benton, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Jan. 13. Cards can be sent to her at 700 S. 17th St., Apt. E208, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Her family includes her daughters Kathy Foresi and Mary A. Benton, sons-in-law Paul Schwarxkopf and Gene House, and daughter-in-law ...

Petersen — 50 Years

Thomas and Lucille Petersen, of Fort Dodge, celebrated their 50th anniversary on Friday. Their family includes Mary Beth and Ryan Riewerts, of Davenport, and Jennie and Jason Kolacia, of Fort Dodge. They have five grandchildren. They were married on Dec. 27, 1969, at Sacred Heart ...

Axman — 80th birthday

Marvin Axman, of Fort Dodge, formerly of Pomeroy, will celebrate his 80th birthday on Thursday. Cards may be sent to him at 1726 Rathermel Drive, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. His family includes his wife Karen; Bill and Angie Axman, of Pomeroy; Ryan and Amanda Axman, of Mount Pleasant; and ...

Herrington — 65 years

BURNSIDE — Donald and Georgia Herrington, of Burnside, will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on Thursday. Cards may be sent to them at PO Box 44, Burnside, IA 50521. Their family includes Steven and Jill Herrington, of Katy, Texas; Denise Herrington and Brad Beer, of Fort ...

Clark — 70 years

LeRoy and Rosamond (Rose) Clark celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on Dec. 10. Cards may be sent to 1790 Scenic Drive, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Their family includes Leanne and Darrel Orwig, of LuVerne; Richard and Vikki Clark, of Fort Dodge; and Lisa Clark, of Fort Dodge. They have ...

Yocum — 60 years

ALGONA — Jerry and Edna Yocum, of Algona, will celebrate their 60th anniversary on Thursday. Cards may be sent to them at 1815 E. Lucas St. Algona, IA 50511. Their family includes Todd and Kris Yocum, of Knoxville; and Sarah and Lonnie Ellis, of Sioux Falls. South Dakota. They have ...

Hanson — 100th birthday

Ruth A. Hanson, of Fort Dodge, formerly of Eagle Grove, will celebrate her 100th birthday on Friday. Cards may be sent to her at 420 Kenyon Road, Stone Heights 2101, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Her family includes John and Bonnie Hanson of Greenwood, Indiana; Bill Hanson, of Fort Dodge; Mary ...

Lindquist — 90th birthday

GOWRIE — Janice Lindquist, of Gowrie, will celebrate her 90th birthday with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Dec. 29 at the Heartland Bank community room, Gowrie. Cards may be sent to her at 1408 Main St., Gowrie, IA 50543. Her family includes Mike and Arleen Lindquist, of Fort Dodge, ...

Rogers — 80th birthday

Dorothy Rogers will celebrate her 80th birthday on Wednesday. Cards may be sent to her at 443 Third St. NW, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Her family includes her husband, Don; Mike Rogers, Michelle and Bill Dowd, of Fort Dodge; and Cathy Anderson. of Ames. She has 11 grandchildren and 11 ...

Gadbury — 50 years

TWIN LAKES — Neil and Donette Gadbury, of Twin Lakes, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary Friday. Their family includes Richard Gadbury, of Chicago, Illinois, and Nichole and Mark Recker, of Arlington. They have four grandchildren. Donette Enfield and Neil Gadbury were ...

Hutchinson — 80th birthday

GILMORE CITY — Jeanne Hutchinson, of Gilmore City, will celebrate her 80th birthday on Saturday. Cards may be sent to her at 116 NW First St., Gilmore City, IA 50541. Her family includes Linda and Lynn Hagar, Brenda Benjamin, Pat and Don Cirks, and Steve and Teresa Hutchinson. She ...

Hansch — 50 years

Gerald and Marnie Hansch, of Fort Dodge, celebrated their 50th anniversary on Friday. Cards may be sent to them at 1900 N. 29th St., Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Their family includes Mike and Erika Kasperbauer and Troy and Jennifer Hansch, all of Fort Dodge. They have five grandchildren, two ...